Police Officers Rescue Woman After Vehicle Enters Water


Five Suffolk County Police officers rescued a woman after her vehicle entered the water in Mastic today.

A 53-year-old Shirley woman was driving a 2016 BMW i3 eastbound on Hampton Avenue when her vehicle went through a guardrail at the intersection with Riviera Drive and landed in the Forge River at 1:13 p.m.

Seventh Precinct Officers Thomas Ciota, Sean Roche, Steven Rathjen, Michael Magioncalda and Ryan Kelly entered the water and pulled the woman from her vehicle.

The woman was transported to Long Island Community Hospital in Patchogue for treatment of minor injuries. The officers did not require medical attention.


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